Denmark Technical College

1126 Solomon Blatt Blvd
Denmark, SC 29042
Tel: (803)793-5100
1,838 students
Public institution
Denmark Technical College is a public, comprehensive, Historically Black, two-year technical college located in rural Bamberg County. The College annually serves approximately 2,000 credit and continuing education students, a mix of traditional, nontraditional, full-time and part-time. Denmark Technical College is the only technical college in the State of South Carolina with on-campus housing. As a member of the South Carolina Technical College System, Denmark Technical College's mission is related to the educational mission of the State of South Carolina and the Technical College System.
School Highlights:
Denmark Technical College serves 1,838 students (76.99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Denmark Technical College is the only community colleges within Bamberg County, SC.
The nearest community college is University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie (22.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
College Denmark Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 39 staff
61 staff
Denmark Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,838 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,838 students 1,296 students
Denmark Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 47:1
Denmark Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,415 students
810 students
Denmark Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 423 students
1,036 students
Denmark Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Denmark Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
Denmark Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Denmark Technical College White (2006-2013)
Denmark Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.08 0.53
Denmark Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,662 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,014 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,662 $5,694
Denmark Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,014 $10,252
Denmark Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 432 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Denmark Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Denmark Technical College was established in 1947. Since 1948, the College has experienced significant growth and now takes pride in the fact that it has become a comprehensive two-year college which offers a broad range of programs and services. The College is located in Denmark, South Carolina, a small city of approximately 5,000 citizens. The campus stands on 53 beautifully landscaped acres of land conveniently located about 50 miles south of Columbia, 85 miles northeast of Charleston, and 50 miles east of Augusta, Georgia. Degree Programs offered includes Computer Technology, Criminal Justice Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, General Business, General Technology, Human Services and Office Systems Technology. Diploma Programs offered includes Automated Office, Barbering, Cosmetology and Pharmacy Technician. Certificate Programs are offered in Accounting, Basic Tailoring/Alterations, Building Construction Fundamentals, Computer Servicing and Repair, Criminal Justice, Customer Service, Early Childhood Development, Food Services, General Automotive Technology, Industrial Processing Technology, Laptop Computer Presentations, Legal Research Assistant, Machine Tool, Medical Record Coder, Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technology, Nail Technology, Nurse Aide, Plumbing, Pre-Medical, Professional Secretary, Shorthand, Welding and Word Processing. Denmark Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Certificates, Diplomas,and Associate Degrees.

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,761 per year for in-state students and $9,547 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,789 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.